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SiP sources a diverse range of speakers, offering impartial advice on the entire speaker spectrum. We are always up-to-date with newly available and undiscovered talent, as well as world-leading experts. Our extensive experience within financial services means we know who goes down well for different segments of the industry, to ensure that similar audiences are not presented with the same content.

As part of MiP, a leading London-based financial marketing company, we uniquely combine specialist knowledge with a wealth of creative conference and marketing expertise.

Sourcing Speakers

Sourcing Speakers

We have bespoke research capabilities, and an ever-growing database of speakers and experts. We can help you source a big-name draw for a conference, or a specialised market expert for a 1-on-1 meeting. We also work with a dedicated media trainer, facilitating virtual and in-person workshops to help our clients prepare of board meetings and large-scale conferences.

Masterminding Logistics

Masterminding Logistics

We look after all the pre-event and on-site speaker logistics, overseeing briefings, travel arrangements, slide decks, book orders, pre and post-event content, as well as support on the day.

Crafting Agendas

Crafting Agendas

We help build agendas from the bottom up, advising on themes and evolving formats for both new and established conferences and other events.


An optimists look at AI

On 29 February, Sophie Hackford spoke at the WisdomTree Investment Showcase at the NoMad in London. Sophie took the audience on a journey through the AI landscape exploring the idea that technological progress is not just about digitising today’s processes, it is about entirely new possibilities. Sophie energised the audience with a fascinating presentation, describing herself as an optimist about the future and the opportunities presented by new technologies and AI.

Tim Marshall on geopolitics

Tim Marshall took to the stage on 28 February at the Jupiter Sales Conference 2024, drawing from his insights into international relations to predict future affairs and crises. Tim spoke about how geography influences the ways states behave and interact with one another. looking at real world examples such as Russian and Ukraine, China and Taiwan and the Middle East.

A conversation with Ed Balls

Last week the MiP were on-site at the annual Franklin Templeton UK Investment Conference at the May Fair. Ed Balls joined us for a fireside chat with Martyn Gilby, where they discussed the upcoming UK and US elections, rising inflation fears, and the global macro-economic outlook for 2024.


We book a diverse range of speakers right across the budget spectrum, from entertainers and musicians to world-renowned economists and political leaders. Here are just a few examples of recent bookings.

Event date
June 2024

Tim Bradshaw

April 2024

Louise Beale, Sir Richard Shirreff, Leslie Vinjaumuri, Ann Daniels, Daniel Hulme

February 2024

Richard Shirreff, Tim Marshall, Ed Balls

November 2023

Dominic O’Connell, David McWilliams, Declan Curry, Steve Backshall, Alastair Campbell, Lord Kim Darroch, Daniel Finkelstein, Tim Bradshaw

October 2023

Ed Balls, Michael Binyon, Henry Curr, Joseph Twigg, Caspar Berry

September 2023

Daisy McAndrew, Tim Marshall, Dominic O’Connell, Keith Barry, Gideon Rachman, Lucy Hockings, Louise Beale, Sana Khareghani

August 2023

Susan Greenfield

July 2023

Jason Laing

Sophie Salome

Head of Speaker Liaison

Helen Wagstaff MBE

Joint Managing Director

Simon Lodge

Joint Managing Director

Lorna Sawyer

Head of Marketing Operations

Kim Plinke

Head of Event Management

George Weller

Senior Marketing Manager

Charlotte Dsa

Financial Controller

Oscar Underhill

Senior Designer

As part of Marketing in Partnership (MiP), we are supported by a wider team of account managers, event managers, designers, content specialists and researchers.

You Can Find Us In Person At:

New London House,
172 Drury Ln,
London WC2B 5QR

Or On The Phone Or Via Email At:

Sophie Salome
07732 272810

Helen Wagstaff

07919 075263